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Tonight Join Kiss Calhoun & D.Jon for a special epsiode about bullying. Have you ever been bullied? if so this is an episode you don't want to miss. Join the conversation and get a better understading about bullying and the warning signs if your child is being bullied and or if you child is the bully. RVS Is Mos Def The Place To Be!!!
The terms "bully" & "bullying" seem to be the new buzz word these days; and everywhere you look a kid at school, woman on a reality show or even professional football player is claiming to be victims of bullying. This week on Playing Devil's Advocate™ with Ms. KiKi, the crew will discuss things like:
What is Bullying?
Is the term being overused?
Can an adult actually be bullied?
How/Why does someone become a bully?
What makes a person a target for a bully?...and a whole lot more!!!
And if that's not enough we have our Producer's "Drink of the Week", and our weekly “Ask PDA” advice letter!! If you want to give your two cents....contact us on Facebook, Twitter, via email, or in our interactive chat room or LIVE on-air Wed night!
ALL VIEWS WELCOME!!
Playing Devil’s Advocate™
Uncensored, Unscripted, UNAPOLOGETIC!!!
What is bullying and why do bullies bully?
Aggressive or dominating behavior is often displayed by teenagers and can continue over a lifetime in abusive relationships. Such a primitive psychological defense mechanism finds roots in an attempt to control disturbing feelings.
Many times a bully is seeking power, especially if they did not receive a sense of security or empowerment at home. When parents or caregivers attempt control children by creating fear or shame, perhaps the smaller, more scared children or those with deeper emotional insecurities become victims, while others will hide behind their discomforts by showing abusing behaviors and exploiting other kids’ insecurities.
Join Dr. Sadigh and his special guest Sandra Dupont, LMFT to find out how the bully and the bullied respond in relationship with self and others. Learn what needs must be met in order to prevent bullying. Sandra specializes in supporting teens and their parents in understanding and addressing the issues teens face today.
Sandra Dupont has advanced training in adolescent psychology & mental development, Family Systems, Child Advocacy, Respectful Parent Training, Working Effectively with Burned-Out Parents, as well as nine years experience as a practicing counselor for families with teens.
Sandra is the author of “What Would Your Teen Life Coach Say? A Survival Guide for Girls Entering High School” that presents fictional teens with real-life situations like learning how to deal with physical changes, mood swings, mean girls, defining boundaries and more... She is also co-editor of a magazine called Revitalize, Inspire and Perform, directed towards at risk youth. She writes a column for the Huffington Post on raising teenagers in LA, and her books are available for purchase on Amazon.com
Join me on my next online radio show called 'SAMARITAN'. This next show I will be speaking to the query I received regarding what to do about a school boy, child, being bullied.
As a Christian Counselor I open my show with a brief reading from the 'book of wisdom' (Proverbs), and then I speak to the question from a faith and practical perspective. I close in prayer.
If you cannot call in 'live', the podcast should be available to download from 11:30am.
Any questions, shoot me a line: email@example.com
A child sits alone at the lunch table while peers snicker around him. Perhaps he understands that he is being excluded and feels sad. What about the child with a disability who may or may not understand what is happening around him? Join us to learn how we can “Dis-able Bullying” and protect our vulnerable population of children with special needs.
Tara Fishler is a conflict resolution specialist providing mediation services and training to schools, businesses and nonprofit organizations. She is the founder of Customized Training Solutions, a New York-based consulting firm that offers interactive training on a variety of topics related to communication and conflict resolution. She is currently President of NYSDRA (New York State Dispute Resolution Association).
For more Information: Tara Fishler
The Foundation of Respect: Supporting Women Bullied in the Workplace with Dawn Westmoreland
Dawn Westmoreland, has disablies from having served in the United States Air Force and received horrific bullying as a result of being a whistle blower in the Veteran Affairs. The two years of bullying she received, further aggravated her severe disabilities. Dawn has been diagnosed with an 80% disability rating by the Veteran Affairs. Dawn is now determined to empower women to play a crucial in ending workplace bullying, by providing resources and training for women to step into their own personal power.
With your help, Dawn is launching The Foundation of R.E.S.P.E.C.T which is a non-profit organization with a mission to end workplace bullying against women, worldwide.
Dawn experienced workplace bullying because she acted as a whistleblower in the Veteran Affairs, which is an agency designed to take care of military veterans – she stood up to practices that were prohibited personnel practices. As a result, Dawn endured unrelenting retaliation from her superiors to the point where her ability to function was severely compromised. While working at the Veteran Affairs, it was obvious to Dawn that there were not enough military veterans being hired by the organization.
For more information visit: http://thefoundationofrespect.com/
Gilbert Ohanian, Author of "Chestnuts"
Is there a bully in your life that you don’t know how to deal with? I had one too. It prompted me to write ‘Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied,’ a book outlining practical strategies for defending against bullies and resolving the onflict and aggression that often plagues victims of bullying. Inside these pages, I will take you through my own harrowing journey with bullies – from boarding school beat-ups, to violent attacks from crazed skinheads on the streets of London, to bullies in public school in America. In each chapter a reflection of my personal story will show you what I did wrong, and how you can actually defend yourself in this modern day and age. Find out: * How bullying is perceived by bullies, victims, parents and teachers * What goes on in the mind of a bully, and what you can do about it * How authority figures often make bullying even worse * The steps you can take to defend yourself, find help and heal from the trauma In ‘Chesuts: A True Story About Being Bullied,’ you will find out how to deal with psychological, emotional and physical bullying – and even what to do when one of your teachers is being a bully. Get this book now, and empower yourself to stand against the tyranny that oppresses you!
Hosted by: Penny Jean
Co Host: Rhaelynn Froncek
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in Self Help
Have you ever been bullied? Are you trying to release emotional scars from past bullying experiences?
Christopher Reburn and his good friend Trish Bishop (bestselling author of "The Question Journey") are together again in Part 4 of their ongoing series of shows on the topic of bullying.
During this show, Christopher & Trish will lead a discussion on ways you can release past emotional scars if you've experienced bullying, and various resources that are available to those dealing with such painful emotional experiences!
Want to learn more about your spiritual journey? Consider taking one of Christopher's intensive development courses! Details athttp://www.thepsychicspirit.com/spiritght.html
Visit Christopher online to book readings, view tour schedule, prayer and healing center, and much more at http://www.reburn.org
Paul Richmond is an artist, activist, and storyteller. His work often incorporates elements of pop culture, politics, and his own experiences as a gay man. You can see all of his work, purchase some prints and more at http://paulrichmondstudio.com. His latest series, War Paint, explores ideas of identity and masculinity through expressive, figurative paintings of men covering their bodies with paint. He enjoys working with models who have made important or interesting contributions to LGBT culture, and he's painted everyone from Jack Mackenroth to Perez Hilton. Many of the "gaylebrity" models were a part of his Cheesecake Boys series, a gay/male spin on classic pin-up art from the 40's and 50's.
When he's not painting, he is busy with a non-profit organization that he founded with his childhood art teacher called the You Will Rise Project. Their mission to empower young people who have experienced bullying to speak out through the creation of uncensored artworks. He was bullied horribly as a kid and having a creative outlet made all the difference. He does free workshops for young people, a mentorship program connecting college artists with bullied high school students, a special project last spring called Art For Michael in support of an 11 year old boy who attempted suicide after being bullied for his love of My Little Pony, and a new social media photo campaign called #SelfieRespect. Visit: http://youwillriseproject.com.
Him and his husband are involved with the fight for marriage equality as well. They were married a year and a half ago with a group of 24 other LGBT couples who rode a bus to Washington DC and had our ceremony in front of the Supreme Court building just days before DOMA was repealed.
Change is a force to bee reckoned with… once it has been initiated...it cannot be stopped...or headed off, or herded and corralled in a corner somewhere… What is changing… the Spiritual Being aspect of humanity...is changing rapidly… The ability to recognize injustice has taken root, the way we see things, know things, think about things, feel things… is no longer being hidden...repressed...or ignored...no longer are we willing to bee bullied into submission by those who...think that might is right…
The survival of the fittest is no longer about the completion of the greedy… but innerstanding why all this lust 4 material things...gives birth to separation...by creating a population that is beyond needy...4 so many reasons. Want to know more...Tune In!
in Self Help
ADHD and bullying are bad enough on their own, but together, they are negatively leveraged. In this episode we talk with Elaine Taylor-Klaus of Impact ADHD.com (http://www.impactadhd.com) on the topic of bullying. We’ll address being bullied by others, but also being bullied by yourself and the need to put down the stick. If you or your children are impacted by bullying, this is a show you won’t want to miss.
Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD), including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by attention coach Jeff Copper, is designed to help adults and children (particularly those diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit disorder or its symptoms) in life or business who are stuck, overwhelmed, or frustrated. It will help adults and children get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works. Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper is an ADHD coach. To learn more about Jeff go to www.digcoaching.com.